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" The effect is heightened by the contrast of the coal-black color of these vegetables with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he... "
The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 290
1837
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Readers - 1862 - 538 pages
...vegetables with the light groundwork of the rock to which they arc attached. 3. " The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he beholds trees of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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The reason why: physical geography and geology, by the author of 'The reason ...

Robert Kemp Philp - 1863
...by the contrast of the coal-black colour of these vegetables with the light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of De la Bbche. " To satisfy the desolate and waste ground ; and to canse the bud of the tender herb to...
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Wells's First Principles of Geology: A Text-book for Schools, Academies and ...

David Ames Wells - Geology - 1864 - 333 pages
...these vegetables with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he behelds trees of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the cr.rth, presented to his senses...
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Well's First Principles of Geology: A Textbook for Schools, Academies and ...

David Ames Wells - Geology - 1865 - 333 pages
...these vegetables with the li^ht groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of another •world ; he behelds trees of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the cnrth, presented to his senses...
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Lectures on Natural Theology: Or, Nature and the Bible

Paul Ansel Chadbourne - Natural theology - 1867 - 320 pages
...heightened by the contrast of the coal-black color of the plants with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...the forests of another world ; he beholds trees of form and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the...
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The treasures of the earth; or, Mines, minerals, and metals

William Jones (F.S.A.) - 1868
...by the contrast of the coal-black colour of these vegetables with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...of another world ; he beholds trees, of forms and character now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his sense almost in the beauty and...
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Elements of Physical Geography: Together with a Treatise on the Physical ...

John Brocklesby, Samuel Augustus Mitchell - Physical geography - 1868 - 164 pages
...festoons of graceful foliage, flung in wild, irregular profusion over every portion of its surface. The spectator feels himself transported, as if by enchantment, into the forests of FOSSIL CRUSTACEANS. ITrllobltes.) ' FOSSIL MOLLUSK. another world, as he beholds trees of forms and...
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The Mississippi Valley: its physical geography, including sketches of the ...

John Wells Foster - Mississippi River Valley - 1869 - 443 pages
...by the contract of the coal-black color of these vegetables, with the light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...of the earth, presented to his senses almost in the beautv and vigor of their primeval life; their scaly stems and bending branches, with their delicate...
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The Mississippi Valley: Its Physical Geography, Including Sketches of the ...

John Wells Foster - Mississippi River Valley - 1869 - 443 pages
...by the contrast of the coal-black color of these vegetables, with the light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...enchantment, into the forests of another world ; he beholds trots, of forms and characters now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented to his senses almost...
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ORATIONS AND SPEECHES ON VARIOUS OCCASIONS

EDWARD EVERETT - 1870
...heightened by the contrast of the coal-black color of these vegetables with the light groundwork of the rock to which they are attached. The spectator feels himself...as if by enchantment, into the forests of another wovU ; ho beholds trees, of forms and characters now unknown upon the surface of the earth, presented...
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